FDA Approves Genentech's Lung Cancer Drug

By Claudia Assis Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Roche Group's Genentech said late Tuesday the Food and Drug Administration has approved its Tecentriq immunotherapy medicine for the treatment of certain types of lung cancer. Tecentriq may treat lung cancer by working with the immune system and targeting a protein. More studies are evaluating Tecentriq alone and in combination with other medicines, the South San Francisco, Calif., company said in a statement.

Continue Reading Below

Copyright © 2016 MarketWatch, Inc.